On the subject of Gortler vortex

  • H. Peerhossaini
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 210)


Boundary Layer Viscous Dissipation Streamwise Vortex Freestream Velocity Boundary Layer Transition 
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Görtler number

\(G = \frac{{U_\infty \Theta }}{\upsilon }\left( {\frac{\Theta }{R}} \right)^{0.5}\)


freestream velocity ⊝ boundary layer momentum thickness

boundary layer momentum thickness


kinematic viscosity


radius of curvature of the concave wall


\(\frac{{2\pi }}{\lambda }\)wavenumber




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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Peerhossaini
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  1. 1.Laboratoire d'Hydrodynamique et Mécanique PhysiqueParis, CedexFrance

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